The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Milton Keynes region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 18 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Retail 66 57 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.40% 8.21% 6.27%
As % of the General category 17.37% 24.46% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 19
Average daily rate
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£366 £400 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% +40.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £328 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.26% +12.50%
General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
380 233 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.60% 33.57% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 104 114
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Retail
Buckinghamshire

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 34 (29.31%) Finance
2 26 (22.41%) E-Commerce
3 24 (20.69%) Banking
4 18 (15.52%) Retail Banking
5 17 (14.66%) Project Management
6 16 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (13.79%) IBM
7 14 (12.07%) Business Analysis
8 13 (11.21%) WebSphere
8 13 (11.21%) EPoS
9 11 (9.48%) HTML
9 11 (9.48%) Java
9 11 (9.48%) UNIX
9 11 (9.48%) Mobile App
10 10 (8.62%) JavaScript
10 10 (8.62%) SQL
11 9 (7.76%) Oracle
11 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.76%) Linux
11 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.90%) CSS
12 8 (6.90%) Degree
13 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (6.03%) Windows
13 7 (6.03%) Change Management
13 7 (6.03%) Manufacturing
14 6 (5.17%) Migration
14 6 (5.17%) Objective-C
14 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
14 6 (5.17%) Microsoft

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (11.21%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.72%) Node.js
2 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Project
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Office 365
1 2 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) ATM
2 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.59%) DB2
3 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) OLTP
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.86%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Ant
2 2 (1.72%) Subversion
2 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.72%) Grunt
2 2 (1.72%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (29.31%) Finance
2 24 (20.69%) Banking
3 18 (15.52%) Retail Banking
4 7 (6.03%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.17%) Marketing
6 4 (3.45%) Automotive
7 2 (1.72%) Back Office
7 2 (1.72%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.86%) Electronics
8 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (27.59%) Analyst
2 17 (14.66%) Business Analyst
3 15 (12.93%) Project Manager
4 11 (9.48%) Architect
4 11 (9.48%) Developer
5 7 (6.03%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) Service Manager
7 4 (3.45%) Procurement Manager
7 4 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (2.59%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.59%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.59%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.59%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (2.59%) Business Manager
9 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Architect
9 2 (1.72%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) HTML
2 8 (6.90%) CSS
3 6 (5.17%) Dojo
4 5 (4.31%) Worklight
5 4 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (3.45%) JSP
5 4 (3.45%) J2EE
6 3 (2.59%) .NET
6 3 (2.59%) XHTML
6 3 (2.59%) JSTL
6 3 (2.59%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (1.72%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (1.72%) MEAP
7 2 (1.72%) Spring
7 2 (1.72%) RESTful
7 2 (1.72%) HTML5
7 2 (1.72%) CSS3
7 2 (1.72%) XML
7 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.86%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) EPoS
2 11 (9.48%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.31%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.45%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.59%) W3C
6 2 (1.72%) PMI
6 2 (1.72%) EFT
6 2 (1.72%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.72%) APACS
7 1 (0.86%) IVR
7 1 (0.86%) VSAM
7 1 (0.86%) Statistics
7 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.86%) DTV
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.86%) FMCG
7 1 (0.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) UNIX
2 9 (7.76%) Linux
3 7 (6.03%) Windows
3 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.59%) AIX
5 2 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.86%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.86%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.41%) E-Commerce
2 17 (14.66%) Project Management
3 16 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (12.07%) Business Analysis
5 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.03%) Change Management
7 6 (5.17%) Migration
8 5 (4.31%) CRM
9 4 (3.45%) Scrum
9 4 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (3.45%) Time Management
9 4 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.59%) User Stories
10 3 (2.59%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.59%) Programme Management
10 3 (2.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.48%) Java
2 10 (8.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (8.62%) SQL
3 6 (5.17%) Objective-C
4 3 (2.59%) C++
5 2 (1.72%) C
5 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.86%) VC++
6 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.86%) VB
6 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) ISEB
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PMP
5 1 (0.86%) CISSP
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.86%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (0.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (13.79%) IBM
2 9 (7.76%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.59%) Norkom
5 2 (1.72%) SAP
5 2 (1.72%) Actimize
5 2 (1.72%) Endeca
6 1 (0.86%) Unica
6 1 (0.86%) hybris
6 1 (0.86%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.86%) Remedy
6 1 (0.86%) ATG
6 1 (0.86%) VMware
6 1 (0.86%) Alterian
6 1 (0.86%) HP
6 1 (0.86%) Intel
6 1 (0.86%) NetApp
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Santander
Rate: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago